University of Missouri Kansas City

The University of Missouri–Kansas City (UMKC) is a public research university located in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. It is a part of the University of Missouri System. Its main campus is in Kansas City's Rockhill neighborhood east of the Country Club Plaza. The university's enrollment is more than 15,700 in 2014.

The University of Kansas City was chartered in 1929, and one year later, Kansas City businessman and philanthropist William Volker donated 40.8 acres to the university. One of the university’s most important moves came on July 25, 1963, when UKC became a part of the University of Missouri System. Progress continued to follow, including the construction of Katz Hall (1965), Miller Nichols Library (1965), Royall Hall (1968) and the Education Building (1969).

The University of Missouri-Kansas City is recognized nationally and internationally for the quality of its faculty, students, research and community leadership. Is one of the 159 best colleges in the Midwest, according to Best Colleges: Region by Region(Princeton Review, 2014-2015).

The University of Missouri-Kansas City takes seriously its role as Kansas City’s university. That commitment is evident in the 2014 master plan, which envisions growth that benefits not only students and faculty but also the Kansas City and Missouri communities.

The University of Missouri Kansas City is a Public university located in Kansas City.
The University of Missouri Kansas City was founded in 1933.
The current president of University of Missouri Kansas City is Leo Morton.
According to verified online sources, the University of Missouri Kansas City enrolls a total of 20494 students.
According to the main website, the University of Missouri Kansas City has a total student population of 10247 undergraduate students and 10247 graduate students.

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